Breaking The News. Des Clarke. Copyright: BBC.

Breaking The News

BBC Scotland and BBC Two Scotland panel show hosted by Des Clarke. 20 episodes (pilot + 2 series), 2018 - 2019. Stars Des Clarke and Jim Smith.

Press Clippings

Scottish Comedy Awards 2019 nominations

The nominations for the Scottish Comedy Awards 2019 have been announced. Breaking The News leads the lists. Chris Forbes, Christopher MacArthur-Boyd, Jay Lafferty, Larry Dean, Liam Withnail, Limmy, Susie McCabe and Tom Stade are in the running for best solo show.

British Comedy Guide, 10th May 2019

Jay Lafferty's Brexit gag makes front page of NY Times

An extended gag about Britain's Brexit woes on the new BBC Scotland channel has ended up on the front page of the New York Times.

Brian Ferguson, Edinburgh Evening News, 14th April 2019

BBC Scotland unveils Funny Firsts comedy season

BBC Scotland is to debut a number of new shows online and on TV over November and December as part of a season called Funny Firsts. Shows include The Comedy Underground, The State Of It and Whiplashed.

British Comedy Guide, 15th November 2018